Tag: System 3

Turbocharge – Commodore 64 Retro Rewind Review

There‚Äôs nothing quite like feeling of the wind rushing through your hair as you hurtle through exotic locations in a supercar. The thrills, the speed, the adrenalin. Unfortunately for most of us, the only car based surge in wind and excitement we get to experience is when last nights curry kicks in and the race to crack the window begins….

Retro Revisted: The Last Ninja (C64)

We look back at one of the most iconic games to ever feature on the Commodore 64, it’s development history, and why it was so significant.

Last Ninja Remake Teased for Kickstarter…Again!

In early December 2016, System 3 Software made an announcement that set Last Ninja fans in a fluster when they stated that they will be celebrating Last Ninja’s 30th Anniversary in 2017 by releasing a remake to the Last Ninja series featuring Last Ninja 1,2 and 3. The remakes were to keep the isometric view and feature additional locations and…

Retro Revisited: MYTH – History in the Making (C64)

Having achieved critical success with The Last Ninja and it’s subsequent sequel in 1987 and 1988 respectively, System 3 had developed a formidable reputation as one of the top software houses in 80’s Britain. No longer simply just the publisher of relatively obscure budget titles, the studio had soon become developer and producer to some of the biggest and best…

Retro Revisited: Vendetta (C64)

Among the many studios to emerge during the rise of the 1980s ‘Britsoft’ development scene, System 3 was was one most creative and ambitious. Often excelling in the realms of creativity and technical excellence, many of their games felt as if they were pushing the envelope in terms of what gamers could expect from computer games of the day. In…

'The Last Ninja Musicology' campaign hits a legal roadblock and is interrupted

Last Ninja Musicology Kickstarter project was first reported here a while back, and we were pretty excited to see it fully backed and released. Based on the samples provided by the Kickstarter campaign the music was going to be legendary! Unfortunately, System 3 who owns ‘The Last Ninja’ intellectual property, filed a complaint based on the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright…